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5 Matching questions

  1. convection
  2. rift valley
  3. inner core
  4. granite
  5. lithosphere
  1. a dense sphere of solid iron and nickel in center of earth
  2. b rigid layer made up of uppermost part of mantle and crust
  3. c transfer of heat in a heated fluid
  4. d deep valley forms where 2 plates move apart
  5. e usually light colored rock that makes up most continental crust

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. transfer of heat through empty space
  2. force that slowly wears away mountains and features on earth's surface
  3. movement of fluid caused by differenes in temperature that transfers heat from one part to another
  4. well tested concept explaining wide range of observations
  5. a dark, dense rock with a fine texture found in oceanic crust

5 True/False questions

  1. crustthe layer of rock that forms earth's outer surface


  2. pressureusually light colored rock that makes up most continental crust


  3. Geologista scientist who studies the materials and forces that make and shape Earth


  4. asthenospheresoft layer of mantle that lithosphere floats on


  5. mid-ocean ridgeundersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced; divergent plate boundary


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